Daily Reflection

Today's Reflection: July 2

Field of Wheat

O Beloved,

your way of knowing in amazing!

The way you recognize every creature

even before it appears.

The way you gaze into the face

of every human being

and see all your works gazing back at you.

O what a miracle

to be awake inside your breathing.

from Symphonia by Hildegard of Bingen



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June 28
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June 27
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June 26
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June 24
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June 23
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June 22
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June 21
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June 20
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June 19
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June 18
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June 17
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